News - Pacific and General
8 Mar 2017
TALEBULA KATE Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Update: 2:20PM PARLIAMENTS within the Pacific region are being encouraged to use the Practice Parliament for Women: Training Manual that was launched at...
23 Feb 2017
Pacific Trade & Invest (PT&I) New Zealand has organised its biggest contingent to attend this year’s Pasifika Festival which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Twenty-eight companies...
24 Jan 2017
As the backpacker tax saga is finally laid to rest, the problem with Australia's seasonal labour force remains. Simply, there is more work than workers. Getting skilled and reliable seasonal...
20 Jan 2017
Pacific Island countries have renewed their calls for US president-elect Donald Trump to reconsider his stance on climate change. Mr Trump, who is set to take office on Friday, dismissed climate...
19 Jan 2017
Ten months after Cyclone Pam ravaged the South Pacific Ocean nation of Vanuatu, 18 containers of unrequested donated goods sat on the wharf — accumulating $1.5 million in storage, handling and...
3 Jan 2017
The Pacific island nations Tonga, Samoa, and parts of Kiribati were the first places in the world to welcome the new year on Sunday. Auckland in New Zealand will be the world's first major city...
22 Dec 2016
Multi-million grants for three new projects have been approved by the Green Climate Fund for Pacific Islands, including Tonga, to assist with the impact of climate change. The grants include...